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By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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$1,800 Tax Credit Available for Georgia Homebuyers provides for an $1,800 tax credit for homebuyers in Georgia.      Unlike the federal tax credit, the Georgia credit is not limited to first-time homebuyers, and there are no applicable income limits. The credit is only available to buyers of eli...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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HUD Announces Guidance on FHA Loans for First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit05/29/2009 Consumers across the country can now take advantage of a Federal Housing Administration program to allow qualified home buyers to apply the $8,000 tax credit when purchasing a home. FHA will now permit its lenders ...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Will the Fed hike interest rates?  Given the economic downturn, an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve (Fed) was unthinkable even a few weeks ago. But with yields on treasury bonds surging in the recent past, one wonders if the market is pricing a potential interest rate hike ahead of time....

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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According to the new legislation, a first time home buyer is defined as someone who has not owned a principle residence in the past three years.  Those three years are counted up to the date you take possession of the house you buy in 2009. This means that even if you've owned a home in the past,...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Recent figures from the National Association of Realtors shows continued signs that the current market has bottomed and good things are ahead. Do not miss the chance to get a great deal on a home. The National Association of Realtors said pending home sales rose from February to March as buyers t...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Georgia Housing Tax Credit Bill  May 14th, 2009 Categories: Buford, Dacula, Duluth, Financing, Gwinnett, Hamilton Mill, Hoschton, Lake Lanier, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Norcross, Real Estate Business, Snellville, Sugar Hill Today, House Bill 261 was signed by Governor Sonny Perdue. This bill provid...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Check Your Deck MAY IS DECK SAFETY MONTH -  Is Your Deck Safe?  In an effort to save lives and prevent injuries, the North American Deck and Railing Association, Inc. (NADRA) declared May as Deck Safety Month in 2006. Now in its third year, the Deck Safety Month program helps increase public awar...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Lets face it if it quacks like a duck and walks like a duck there is no way your going to get your client to think it is a horse. I see more and more brokers / agents / company's trying  to slide in these so called Broker Fees on to the HUD. I guess when times get tight pass along the cost to the...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Had me a mid day play date  yesterday and it was great, Started with a special lunch at our favorite restaurant (MCD'S) followed by a afternoon at the park (Monkey Bars Rock--still) then cuddled up watching a great movie (H.S Musical 3)...I have to say it was the best day in a very long time ..My...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Tips for Showing Your Home •1.            KEEP YOUR HOME SPARKLING CLEAN.  This is the single most important thing you can do to improve a potential buyer's impression of your home.  A clean home not only is esthetically pleasing, but also creates the impression that you have taken pride in your ...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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What I learned this morning on YOU TUBE... It is not about Talent it is not about opportunity it is about believing in yourself. As I kid we heard it over and over... we are all special, God made you special... that's talent, opportunity we each have a 100 moments from the time our feet hit the f...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Look OUt Susan Boyle - you now have competion This "male soprano" was a whole lot prettier than Susan Boyle (no "makeover" necessary here)...AND his voice was about, um, 18 octaves shriller! He in fact possessed a higher-pitched tone than even Britain's Got Talent's pre-pubescent singing ballerin...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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On May 1, 2009 all loans that are insured or purchased by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac must be certified that they followed the rules set forth in the Home Valuation Code of Conduct (HVCC)  This means all  appraisals need to be ordered via a third-party appraisal management group which then places ...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Getting the House Ready to Sell  If there is a new home sales subdivison near your home, go visit. It doesn't matter what size the homes are. What you will find are some wonderfully (but sparsely) furnished homes that anyone could live in -- with the emphasis on "anyone." They are anonymous. Ther...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Getting Your House Ready to Sell  Step 1 When conversing with real estate agents, you will often find that when they talk to you about buying real estate, they will refer to your purchase as a "home." Yet if you are selling property, they will often refer to it as a "house." There is a reason for...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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The First Mother's Day May 9, 1914 Think of all the work that mothers do in raising their children. Mothers need to be celebrated! President Woodrow Wilson realized this on May 9, 1914, proclaiming the first Mother's Day. He asked Americans on that day to give a public "thank you" to their mother...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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What is a deed in lieu of foreclosure?  A deed in lieu of foreclosure is a transaction in which an owner in default, and about to be foreclosed, grants ownership of the property to the lender, as payment for the debt. The value of the property serves as debt payoff. As such, the owner no longer o...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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If you owe more for your house than what it is worth you only have a few home selling options, one of which is losing your home to foreclosure. To avoid a foreclosure you can sell your house as a short sale. A short sale is selling your home at a price that is less than what you owe the bank. Thu...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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Mortgage Checklist The following information is usually required during the loan process. Identification: •·              Your Social Security number Assets: •·              Bank statements for past two months •·              Investment account statements for past two months •·              Life...

By Eric Reid
(Renaissance Realty Group of Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)
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March 10, 2009 Michael J. Fox to Host Television Special on Optimism Tune in to ABC on Thursday, May 7, at 10 p.m. for Michael J. Fox's inspiring and entertaining hour-long special on the power of hope and optimism: "Michael J. Fox: Adventures of an Incurable Optimist," in which he travels across...

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